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Sopa de Lentejas con Carne (Lentils and Beef Soup) |mycolombianrecipes.com

Sopa de Lentejas con Carne (Lentils and Beef Soup)

Erica Dinho
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 568 kcal


  • 1 cup of aliños sauce see recipe here
  • 2 large carrots peeled and diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound of beef cut in bite sized chunks
  • ½ pound of lentils picked and rinsed
  • 8 cups of beef stock
  • ½ teaspoon ground achiote or color
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 medium white potatoes peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • In a pot add the aliños sauce, carrots, beef, lentils, broth, achiote, cumin and stir to combine. Place the pot on the stove over high heat and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and cook until the meat and lentils are tender, approximately 35 to 40 minutes. Add water if needed.
  • Add the potatoes. Simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Add the chopped cilantro and season with salt to your taste. Serve with with white rice.


Calories: 568kcalCarbohydrates: 84gProtein: 47gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 28199mgPotassium: 2535mgFiber: 21gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 5195IUVitamin C: 30mgCalcium: 169mgIron: 10mg
Keyword colombian soup, lentils recipe
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